Astrobiology Education

The College of Science offers both undergraduate and graduate minors in astrobiology.

The Astrobiology Minor

A minor in Astrobiology will train undergraduates and graduates in the interdisciplinary field of astrobiology as a minor to their major area of concentration. Students of astronomy, biosciences, chemistry, geosciences and planetary sciences are often interested interdiciplinary or astrobiology research. This program will allow students to develop a strong core of understanding in astrobiology and helps place their major field in a broader context and can provide a foundation for graduate research.

For information about the astrobiology minor, please contact Amy Brenton at